multiturn potentiometer

multiturn potentiometer

[′məl·tē‚tərn pə‚ten·chē′äm·əd·ər]
(electricity)
A precision wire-wound potentiometer in which the resistance element is formed into a helix, generally having from 2 to 10 turns.
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The H-23 turns-counting dial can be used in conjunction with a multiturn potentiometer to count the number of turns of a pot, giving the user the ability to fine-tune the potentiometer.
An external offset adjust is provided through a long-life multiturn potentiometer to provide up to [+ or -]400 mV of DC offset to the analog log video output.
Readings are performed by a DIP-switch array for the coarse range setting, and two multiturn potentiometers are used for the final fine-tuning.